Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Minister, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Australia

Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash is Minister for Jobs and Innovation, and has held this portfolio since December 2017.

Senator Cash was previously the Minister for Employment, Minister for Women and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service between September 2015 and December 2017, and Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection and the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women from September 2013 to September 2015.

Senator Cash has also been actively involved in several Senate committees including as the Deputy Chairman of the Joint Statutory: Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity.

Senator Cash is a Liberal Senator for Western Australia. She was first elected in 2007 and commenced her term as a Senator on 1 July 2008.

Prior to entering Parliament, Senator Cash was a senior lawyer practising in employee relations with Freehills in their Perth office.



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